Matti Kärkkäinen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kuopio
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Association between functional capacity tests and fractures: an eight-year prospective population-based cohort study
    M Karkkainen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, MediTeknia Building, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 19:1203-10. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Physical tests for patient selection for bone mineral density measurements in postmenopausal women
    Matti Kärkkäinen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, Clinical Research Center, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Bone 44:660-5. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Does daily vitamin D 800 IU and calcium 1000 mg supplementation decrease the risk of falling in ambulatory women aged 65-71 years? A 3-year randomized population-based trial (OSTPRE-FPS)
    Matti K Kärkkäinen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Maturitas 65:359-65. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on bone mineral density in women aged 65-71 years: a 3-year randomized population-based trial (OSTPRE-FPS)
    M Karkkainen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, MediTeknia Building, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 21:2047-55. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Effect of vitamin D(3) and calcium on fracture risk in 65- to 71-year-old women: a population-based 3-year randomized, controlled trial--the OSTPRE-FPS
    Kari Salovaara
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, Clinical Research Centre, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 25:1487-95. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Physical activity slows femoral bone loss but promotes wrist fractures in postmenopausal women: a 15-year follow-up of the OSTPRE study
    Toni Rikkonen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 25:2332-40. 2010

Detail Information

Publications6

  1. doi request reprint Association between functional capacity tests and fractures: an eight-year prospective population-based cohort study
    M Karkkainen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, MediTeknia Building, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 19:1203-10. 2008
    ..The standing-on-one-foot and grip strength tests and a question about self-assessed ability to move can be used to identify women with a high risk of suffering a fracture...
  2. doi request reprint Physical tests for patient selection for bone mineral density measurements in postmenopausal women
    Matti Kärkkäinen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, Clinical Research Center, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Bone 44:660-5. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether relatively simple and clinically applicable physical tests could be useful in prediction of bone density in postmenopausal women...
  3. doi request reprint Does daily vitamin D 800 IU and calcium 1000 mg supplementation decrease the risk of falling in ambulatory women aged 65-71 years? A 3-year randomized population-based trial (OSTPRE-FPS)
    Matti K Kärkkäinen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Kuopio, Finland
    Maturitas 65:359-65. 2010
    ..A randomly selected subsample of 593 subjects underwent a detailed measurement program including serum 25(OH)D measurements...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of calcium and vitamin D supplementation on bone mineral density in women aged 65-71 years: a 3-year randomized population-based trial (OSTPRE-FPS)
    M Karkkainen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, MediTeknia Building, University of Kuopio, P O Box 1627, 70211, Kuopio, Finland
    Osteoporos Int 21:2047-55. 2010
    ..Daily vitamin D and calcium supplementation have a positive effect on the skeleton in ambulatory postmenopausal women...
  5. doi request reprint Effect of vitamin D(3) and calcium on fracture risk in 65- to 71-year-old women: a population-based 3-year randomized, controlled trial--the OSTPRE-FPS
    Kari Salovaara
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, Clinical Research Centre, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 25:1487-95. 2010
    ..In conclusion, this study did not produce statistically significant evidence that vitamin D and calcium supplementation prevents fractures in a 65- to 71-year-old general population of postmenopausal women...
  6. doi request reprint Physical activity slows femoral bone loss but promotes wrist fractures in postmenopausal women: a 15-year follow-up of the OSTPRE study
    Toni Rikkonen
    Bone and Cartilage Research Unit, University of Kuopio, Kuopio, Finland
    J Bone Miner Res 25:2332-40. 2010
    ..Regular PA of at least 1½ hours per week does not seem to increase the risk of other fractures and might significantly decrease proximal femur bone loss among peri- and postmenopausal women...